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Coles served on different WW II ‘fronts’
Nov03

Coles served on different WW II ‘fronts’

They may have served on different “fronts,” but Paul and Caroline Cole each did their part in helping to defeat the Axis powers during World War II. Paul, who will be 96 years old on Nov. 9, and Caroline, four years younger, were married on July 22, 1942, a little more than seven months after the Japanese plunged the United States into the war by attacking Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941. A Kansas City, Mo. native, Paul was born...

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Lindsay, Erin Springs ReConnects
Oct27

Lindsay, Erin Springs ReConnects

LINDSAY— James Harmon took over as Sunday School director at Lindsay, Erin Springs in August and immediately realized the benefits of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s ReConnect Sunday School strategy. After seeing ReConnect on the web, Harmon took it to heart. “I used the web site, was certified and earned several badges,” he said. “I decided then that we needed this training for all of our Sunday School teachers. We have...

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Relief ‘flooding’ to South Carolina
Oct23

Relief ‘flooding’ to South Carolina

NORMAN—Oklahoma Southern Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers headed east toward South Carolina in two waves Oct. 10 and 12 to join their counterparts from other states in helping to share the love of Jesus Christ in the wake of the worst flooding in that state in more than 1,000 years. As the “Baker’s Dozen” of Oklahoma volunteers drove eastward, volunteers from Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee and the North...

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SCM/SCW to debut Christmas CD
Oct20

SCM/SCW to debut Christmas CD

Normally as the holiday season approaches, members of the Singing Churchmen of Oklahoma (SCM) and Singing ChurchWomen of Oklahoma (SCW) are busy at their home churches, preparing special services, musicals or dramas for their own congregations. This year, however, they have the joy of adding another musical accomplishment to their resume. “On Oct. 30-31, the SCM and SCW are going to record our first ever Christmas CD, ‘The Journey of...

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Looking to the future
Oct02

Looking to the future

DAVIS—The approval of a 2016 Cooperative Program (CP) objective of $24.5 million, a proposed 2016 financial plan, extension of the Convention’s partnership with Guerrero, Mexico and the establishment of a three-year partnership with the Union of Baptist Churches in Latvia highlighted the Sept. 22 meeting of the Board of Directors of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO). Meeting in the Raymond A. Young Tabernacle as...

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